Lobophasma redelinghuysensis

 

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Phylum: Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Polyneoptera > Anartioptera > Mantophasmatodea > Family: Austrophasmatidae > Genus: Lobophasma

 

Lobophasma redelinghuysensis Klass, Picker, Damgaard, van Noort & Tojo 2003

Lobophasma redelinghuysensis male (green morph from fynbos habitat) Photo Mike Picker

Lobophasma_redelinghuysensis

Lobophasma redelinghuysensis female (brown morph from Sandveld habitat near Redelinghuys) Photo Mike Picker

Lobophasma_redelinghuysensis

Lobophasma redelinghuysensis female (brown morph from Sandveld habitat near Redelinghuys) Photo Mike Picker

Lobophasma redelinghuysensis nymph (brown morph from Fynbos, Jonkiespoort, Cederberg) Photo Mike Picker

Lobophasma redelinghuysensis nymph (green morph from Fynbos, Jonkiespoort, Cederberg) Photo Mike Picker

 

Lobophasma_redelinghuysensis

Lobophasma redelinghuysensis nymph (brown morph from sandveld habitat) Photo Simon van Noort/Iziko

 

 

Distribution

 

Known from near Redelinghuys and along the Olifantsriver and Cederberg Mountains from Rawsonville to Cardouw, Jonkiespoort and near Algeria in the Western Cape Province, South Africa.

 

 

Habitat

 

Restio dominated sandveld and Dry mountain fynbos.

 

Back to Classification

Web page development and text by Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum) and Mike Picker (University of Cape Town).


Contact us if you can contribute information or images to improve this page.

 Mantophasmatodea home   Biodiversity Explorer home   Iziko home   Search